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Michael is an experienced counselor, trial lawyer, and appellate advocate. He has obtained favorable outcomes as counsel to individuals and companies in a wide range of forums, including state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the United States, before state and federal regulatory agencies, and before international arbitration tribunals. He has also successfully tried cases to verdict as a federal prosecutor, as defense counsel, and on behalf of clients in civil proceedings.
Michael’s practice includes complex commercial disputes, securities and other class action litigation, banking litigation, antitrust, accountants’ liability, and employment law. His white collar practice focuses on the defense of companies and individuals in federal and state criminal and regulatory investigations involving allegations of securities, insurance and accounting fraud, antitrust violations, improper trading practices, market manipulation, tax fraud, and money laundering. He also has extensive experience handling civil and criminal RICO cases.
Prior to co-founding Sher Tremonte, Michael was a partner at Cohen & Gresser LLP and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. Previously, he worked as an associate at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP.Read more
Named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in New York, Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers (2014-2021)
Judiciary Committee, New York City Bar Association
Co-Chair, Ethics Subcommittee, Commercial and Business Litigation Committee, American Bar Association
Trustee, Citizens Budget Commission
Board of Directors, Thinkmap Inc.